Claire Browne (BCG)
Jack Desbiolles (University of SA)
Michael Walsh (BCG )
|Contributor||Birchip Cropping Group|
Site 2, Nhill, VIC
To evaluate the interaction between seeding systems and pre-emergence herbicides on the establishment of wheat, on two contrasting soil types.
The knifepoint plus press wheel seeding system consistently maximised wheat seedling establishment on sand and clay soils, independently of herbicide application.
|Lead research organisation||N/A|
|Host research organisation||N/A|
|Trial funding source||Caring for our Country|
This project Impoving no-till farming systems through adoption of innovative technical advances was supported by BCG through funding from the Australian Government’s Caring for our Country program.
|Other trial partners||Not specified|
|Sow date||5 May 2009|
|Harvest date||Not specified|
|Plot size||1.65m x 20m|
|Plot replication||Not specified|
SILO weather estimates sourced from https://www.longpaddock.qld.gov.au/silo/
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